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English verb: stop up

1. stop up (contact) fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug


SamplesPlug the hole.
Stop up the leak.


Synonymsplug, secure


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)close, fill up


Narrower (hyponym)chink, cork, cork up, stopper, stopple, tampon


Entailenter, infix, insert, introduce









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